GoI informed that energy sector in nation biggest GHG emitter

Q.  Which sector in the country is the biggest GHG emitter?
- Published on 23 Dec 15

a. Manufacturing
b. Services
c. Energy
d. Aviation

ANSWER: Energy
Government informed Parliament that energy sector in the nation was the second biggest emitter of GHG emissions. Energy sector contributed to 58% of the overall emissions in the nation while the share of industry was pegged at 22% followed by 17% from the agriculture sector. As per a report 'India: Greenhouse Gas Inventory-2007', the net GHG emissions from India in 2007 with Land Use, Land Use Change and Forestry (LULUCF) were 1727.71 million tonnes of CO2 equivalent.

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